After Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid receives death threats, files police complaint

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NEW DELHI: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid has alleged receiving death threats from fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari. He has also filed a complaint in this connection and asked for police protection.

The controversial JNU student leader also took to Twitter and tweeted, “Filed a complaint with @DelhiPolice regarding Ravi Pujari’s death threat to Jignesh and me. He said that I am on his HIT LIST! I have asked for police protection, given the fact that this is the same person who had previously also issued similar threats of killing me in Feb 2016 (sic).”

A Delhi Police officer confirmed that Khalid had filed a complaint in this regard and the investigation is underway.

The student leader said that he was informed by Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani about the threats and that he has not received any call himself till now.

“Mevani has been receiving death threats for the last two-three days. In one of the calls he received, the caller had mentioned my name too. He had mentioned that if we don’t stop giving speeches we would be killed,” he alleged.

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